Subject: Anthropology

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China Online Journals (Wanfang)

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The collections of Humanities and Social Sciences journals features core journals in the fields from Chinese university journals.Coverage: From 1998 onwards. Access is restricted to 3 simultaneous users. Guide for retrieving fulltext articles In Chinese. User guide for Wangfang Academic Search can be found here (in Chinese).

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Taiwan Electronic Periodical Services via Airiti Library

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Contains full-text articles from more than 900 Taiwan periodicals of different subject, mainly since 1991. TEPS is part of Airiti Library and articles included in TEPS can be downloaded freely. Access to TEPS is partly financed by funding from the Chiang Chingkuo Foundation.

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China Academic Journals (CAJ) & Century Journals Project (CJP)

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China Academic Journals Full-text Database (CAJ) & Century Journals Project (CJP) together provide access to full-text and full-image inter-disciplinary Chinese journals from 1915 to present. The content available to NNC members is from 5 sections: * Literature/history/philosophy, * Politics/military affairs/law, * Education & social sciences * Electronic Technology & Information Science * Economics & Management In […]

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Oral Literature, Gender, and Precedence in East Timor: Metaphysics in Narrative

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By David Hicks Decades of war, social upheaval and political change have not lessened the enduring interest of East Timorese in their oral traditions. Although new forms of expression are emerging, the corpus of Timorese oral narrative largely retains an underlying metaphysical unity, and continues to express indigenous notions about gender and precedence. Until now, […]

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Future Forward: The Rise and Fall of a Thai Political Party

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By Duncan McCargo and Anyarat Chattharakul Thai politics have been intensely polarized since demonstrations against the government of then prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra began in 2005. Conservatives aligned with the military and monarchy are pitted against critics of the establishment supporting a more open political order. In the election of 24 March 2019, this pattern […]

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Spirit Possession in Buddhist Southeast Asia: Worlds Ever More Enchanted

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Edited by Bénédicte Brac de la Perrière & Peter A. Jackson In dramatic contrast to the reported growing influence of doctrinal and fundamentalist forms of religion in some parts of Southeast Asia, the predominantly Buddhist societies of the region are witnessing an upsurge of spirit possession cults and diverse forms of magical ritual. This is […]

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Belittled Citizens: The Cultural Politics of Childhood on Bangkok’s Margins

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by Giuseppe Bolotta What does childhood mean in contemporary Thailand? What constitutes childhood in a slum? How does childhood figure in the construction of national citizenships? Rich in ethnographic detail, this fascinating, engaging and illuminating study explores the daily lives, constraints, and social worlds of children born in the slums of Bangkok, and their ways […]

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